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DIY Approach to Property Purchase Proves Costly

By |2018-02-22T10:20:53+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Moving Home & Conveyancing|

You might think that something as seemingly simple as buying a pitch for a caravan is straightforward enough to do yourself, but a recent example shows why no sensible person would consider entering into a property transaction without employing a specialist lawyer. A man who went ahead and paid £3,000 for a caravan pitch entirely wasted [...]

How does the divorce process work? A step-by-step guide

By |2018-02-20T10:49:34+00:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Divorce & Family, Ward & Rider|

Filing a divorce can be complicating to understand and the process can seem gruelling. But our divorce lawyers have decided to craft a straightforward guide for you, explaining the process and answering key questions. How Do I Start A Divorce? Before you even begin filling out the papers, make sure you’ve checked off these important factors. [...]

Common Injury Claim Terms You Need To Know

By |2018-01-25T13:18:57+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury, Ward & Rider|

Sometimes personal injury terms can look like confusing jargon and a bit overwhelming. But in fact they are very easy to understand. So we’ve decided to collate a list of the most common personal injury terms and simplify them for you. Admission: When one side of the party agrees with something the other side has alleged [...]

Carpet Picker Wins £4,600 for Hearing Loss

By |2017-09-05T13:13:52+01:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

A woman who used to work for a carpet manufacturer has won compensation after being diagnosed with noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). She worked as a colour finder and later as a carpet picker for Woodward Grosvenor Co. Ltd in Kidderminster from 1978 until 1983. She was exposed to noise from the sizing and assessing machines, which [...]

12-Year-Old Boy Wins Compensation for Crash Injuries

By |2017-05-24T10:02:59+01:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

A 12-year-old boy who suffered severe head injuries in a road accident has secured a compensation settlement that could be worth in excess of £10 million. The boy was just three months old and travelling in the front passenger seat of the vehicle when it was involved in a horrific collision. He sustained severe brain damage as well [...]

Buyer Beware Principle Means Compensation Denied

By |2015-11-02T12:10:54+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Moving Home & Conveyancing|

'Buyer beware' is a legal concept with which purchasers of goods and property have had to contend for centuries. It applies to most transactions where specific protection for purchasers is not provided under the law. It was rigorously applied in one recent case in which a couple paid £625,000 for a secluded home shortly before developers [...]

Teenager With the Mind of a Toddler Wins Millions From NHS

By |2015-10-26T10:55:11+00:00October 26th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

A teenager with cerebral palsy caused by an injury to his brain at birth has won the right to compensation from the NHS to pay for the lifetime of specialist care that he will need. The 18-year-old suffered oxygen starvation during his mother's labour. As a result, he has the strength of a man but the [...]

Botched Knee Replacement Pensioner Wins £380,000

By |2015-10-26T10:54:56+00:00October 26th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

A retired businessman, who has been plagued by severe pain and disability since botched knee replacement surgery, has achieved a settlement of his claim against the NHS Commissioning Board worth £380,000. The man, aged 79, had been on the NHS waiting list for a knee replacement before the board paid for him to undergo surgery at [...]